Seleted Oregon and Northwest Events
Linus Pauling Memorial Lectures, 2010-2011, Portland OR
The Institute for Science, Engineering and Public Policy is bringing the 19th year of public lectures to the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Portland. Speakers and topics for 2010-11 include Tom Siefgried: The Dice of Life; Dr. Alex Filippenko: Dark Energy Universe; Dr. Nancy Cartwright: Science into Policy; Dr. Brian Greene: Hidden Realities; Dr. Michael D. Coe: Mysteries of the Maya; and Dr. Paul Rabinow: Anthropos of Modernity.
BPA 2011 Regional Science Bowl Middle School Science Bowl: January 29, 2011; High School Science Bowl, February 5, 2011.
Portland, OR, University of Portland.
The Bonneville Power Administration is sponsoring the 20th annual Regional Science Bowl. The registration deadline is November 19, 2010 and the team roster deadline is January 21, 2011. Registration is free, and there is a 64 team limit. Teams are comprised of four to five students and a parent or teacher who serves as an advisor and coach. The competition consists of a round robin followed by a double elimination final. The questions are multiple choice and short answer. Prizes are awarded to the top three teams, and the winning team gets an all expense paid trip to the National Science Bowl® in Washington, D.C.
Selected National Events
NSTA Area Conference on Science Education, October 28-30, 2010, Kansas City, KS
More than 400 presentations and workshops are available at the NSTA area conference. "Science: The Foundation of the Future" is the theme for the 2010 area conference.
Association for Science Teacher Education 2011 Conference, January 19-22, 2011, Minneapolis, MN
The Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) promotes leadership and support for professionals involved in the education and development of teachers of science at all levels.
2011 AAAS Annual Meeting February 17-21, 2011. Washington, DC
You are invited to attend the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the organization that publishes the popular peer-reviewed general science journal, "Science".
Cyberlearning Tools for STEM Education Conference, March 8-9, 2011, Berkeley, CA
This conference brings together researchers, developers and K-12 STEM educators who want to use new cyberlearning tools to engage and educate the current net-savvy generation about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Call for presenters deadline is October 22, 2010.
National Science Teachers Association 2011 Conference
March 10 - 13, 2010, San Francisco, CA
The theme of the 2011 NSTA conference is "Celebrating the Joy of Science: Imagine and Create."
Celebrate Pi Day: March 14, 2011
Each year on March 14th (3.14), classrooms break from their usual routines to observe the festivities of "Pi Day." This NEA website has resources to help you get ready for Pi Day.
2011 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Exposition
April 13 - 16, 2011, Indianapolis, IN
The 2011 meeting of NCTM will focus on "Geometry: Constructing and Transforming Perspectives." Attendees will have more than 700 presentations to choose from.
Send information regarding math/science events of interest to K-12 teachers to Bonnie Morihara at firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include website link.